About Desire Thompson

Desire is contributing writer for NewsOne.com and GlobalGrind.com

Happy Birthday, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We remember and honor both him and his loving wife on this special day. Through it all, the couple managed to inspire people and teach everyone about love, forgiveness and strength.

Laverne Cox has taught us to love your natural beauty–no matter what blemish or pimple comes your way. According to E! News, the “Orange Is The New Black” star and activist posted the “Au Naturale” selfie on Thursday. Cox posted the photo with plenty of hashtags to summarized her look. Cox’s brave move comes just […]

https://instagram.com/p/rXadvJI3N6/?taken-by=jmanziel2 Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel and girlfriend Texas Christian University cheerleader Colleen Elizabeth Crowley raised concerns after engaging in a domestic dispute on the side of the interstate, TMZ reports. Police reports revealed the incident happened Monday afternoon in Avon, OH. A witness called the police after noticing the football star was driving at 90 mph, […]

Zella Ziona, 21, became the 22nd trans woman to be killed this year after she was shot in the head Thursday evening in Gaithersburg, Maryland. NBC Washington reports the incident happened in an alley between Montgomery Village Plaza and Montgomery Village Crossing shopping centers. A witness told reporters the incident happened quickly when Ziona was arguing with four […]

For the second time, “El Chapo” has made an escape from Mexican authorities– but sustained injuries doing so. According to CNN, Mexican officials released a statement claiming Joaquín Guzmán, known popularly as “El Chapo” was infiltrated near a ranch in the Sierra Madre mountains of western Mexico. The operation from the authorities was thwarted by the kingpin, who quickly escaped. […]

Lamar Odom‘s condition has given his family and loved ones a signal of hope when the former NBA player made a greeting gesture after awaking from a coma Friday, Yahoo! News reports. Jim Harrick, the athlete’s former coach says he was told by estranged wife Khloe Kardashian, Odom showed improvements when he verbally greeted her with “hey baby,” […]

A Sunrise, Florida man is facing first-degree murder charges for killing and sexually mutilating his girlfriend with so much force, he ripped her intestines out. According to police, Fidel Lopez, 24, says he and his girlfriend Maria Nemeth, 31, were engaged in drunk rough sex early Sunday morning when she accidentally said her ex-husband’s name twice, the Sun Sentinel reports. Lopez told police […]

A four-year-old was subjected to embarrassment when a teacher allegedly told his mother the student was “evil” and “sinister” for being left-handed. Alisha Sands said her son Zayde just started pre-school at Oakes Elementary in Okemah, OK when the incident occurred. Sands noticed her son was writing with his right hand, even though he is left-handed. […]

https://instagram.com/p/6Qwp_Zy6rs/ Yes, you read that correctly. Gucci Mane is releasing a film this fall with his 1017 Brick Squad crew. The incarcerated rapper (or a friend of his) announced that The Spot will be released to digital retailers in October. The comedy focuses on friends Gucci and rapper Rocko, their all-purpose store called “The Spot,” and all […]

As Fetty Wap's singles continue to climb the charts, the rapper is working to deliver his debut album to fans this fall.

The Atlanta rapper released the tracklist to his debut record Only Way Is Up, in addition to a snippet of "Till I Die," featuring T.I.

Janelle Monae and her Wondaland family are making sure you never forget the victims of police brutality with "Hell You Talmbout."